film

  • March 5, 2012

    I have recently watched Julia Haslett’s remarkable film, ‘An Encounter with Simone Weil’, and I know that my life will not be the same as a result. Not because I was previously unfamiliar with Weil, but because this particular meeting with her (or, at least, with what can be known through her writings and through the remaining fragments, images and testimonies to her life) is so deeply personal and challenging – in a way that doesn’t just go away.

  • August 2, 2011

    The Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh is screening three fine movies as part of this year's Festival of Spirituality and Peace, which runs from 6-9 August 2011 - 'Getting Out', 'Bloody Sunday' and 'Pray the Devil Back'.

  • June 1, 2011

    A former Hollywood agent who swapped a multi-million dollar celebrity lifestyle for a humble pulpit is set to be inducted to his first parish this week.

  • May 29, 2011

    A film about Kimani Ng'ang'a Maruge, an 84-year-old man who enrolled in primary school in 2003 so he could learn to read the Bible, has inspired the creation of an educational charity for unprivileged children around the world.

  • November 30, 2010

    A community group in Hoylake, Wirral, will this Christmas be projecting the radical 1964 Pasolini film about the life of Christ onto a church in the town’s High Street.

  • November 8, 2010

    Mexican actor and producer Gael García Bernal has launched a new series of films depicting the plight of irregular migrants in Mexico.

  • October 29, 2010

    A film about 400 people on a Pacific atoll threatened by climate change, has won a prize commemorating East Germany's 1989 "peaceful revolution".

  • October 13, 2010

    The WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award 2010 has been given to the Australian-directed documentary ‘The Garden at the End of the World’.

  • July 30, 2010

    Interfilm North America, part of a global network which looks at the relationship between spirituality and modern movies, has launched its new website.

  • March 4, 2010

    Like some scriptural stories, Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-nominated film 'Inglourious Basterds' is an extravagant revenge fantasy-cum-joke. But who's laughing, asks Mark Bilby, why and to what affect?